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Author:
Rudhi Sundar
Pradhan
The Government of India has set targets to reduce 85% of the use of Hydrofluoro Carbons (HFC) by 2047 (over the 2024-2026 average levels). Based on onsite visits to randomly selected seafood processing plants and cold storages in Andhra Pradesh State, India, the authors found that more than 70% of them use reciprocating compressors based on HFC...
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Compressed air systems account for 5-35% of electricity use among the Indian manufacturing sector. It shares a significant portion of the production cost, but its energy-efficiency measures are not widely applied in India yet. From 2011-18, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)...
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Author:
Ananda Mohan
Ghosh
The electric CO2 water source heat pumps (EHP) generate hot water and cold water simultaneously using the trans-critical cycle of the natural refrigerant CO2. Since their introduction in 2001, EHP were regarded as the next generation of low carbon technologies. The results from piloting EHP at two diary plants, one in Anand, Gujarat and other in...
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Opportunity cost analysis of land use changes in Karen indigenous community in Thailand °Jintana Kawasaki1, Yasuo Takahashi1, Henry Scheyvens1 and Prasert Trakansphakon2 Karen indigenous people most living in and around the state forests in northern Thailand have long been practicing the traditional rotation farming (RF) for their subsistence food...
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Carbon Pricing Policy in Japan

2016 Spring Conference of the Korean Association of Public Finance (KAPF)
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Third Asian Energy Modelling Workshop on Carbon Pricing and Investment towards Low Emissions: Uncertainty and Potential
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There have been many proposals to address the competitiveness and carbon leakage concerns due to the asymmetric international arrangement for mitigating the global GHG emissions under the Kyoto Protocol. Carbon adjustment at the border has received special attention. The objective of border carbon adjustment (BCA) is to level the playing field...
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23rd International Input-Output Conference, 22-26 June 2015, Mexico City
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The Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development has identified green economy as one of the important tools for achieving sustainable development, which can provide a significant opportunity to the shift to a new global economic paradigm. Mobilising investments at the economy-wide level towards green sectors and to the greening of...
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Third Annual of Green Growth Knowledge Platform Conference
In 2009, Indonesia has committed itself to reduce GHGs emission by 41% by 2020 with international assistances. Over all sectors, about 80% of total GHG emissions in Indonesia come from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF). In line with this, Indonesia also started implementing "a green economy" in several major sectors such as forestry...
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Develop a Regional Strategy for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation: Lesson learned from the field

Project Workshop entitled "Sustainable Forest Rehabilitation and Management for the Conservation of Trans-boundary Ecological Security in Montane Mainland Southeast Asia-Pilot Demonstration Project of Lao PDR, Myanmar and China/Yunnan"
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57th Autumn Conference of the Remote Sensing Society of Japan
In this study, we investigated trends in the use of remote sensing (RS) to address some major global environmental issues to see if it is being increasingly or decreasingly used to address each issue. We considered several land, water, air, and integrated Earth system issues. Of the 12 environmental issues we considered, there was an increasing...